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Nov 15, 2013 7:00am PST
, medicare part d being the most recent one. so from their perspective, yes, they at least bought themselves some time if didn't save it completely. i think we won't know the ultimate fate until we see how the website is working by the deadlines that they have promised later this month. >> in fact, josh, we heard from a number of democrats who have been critical of the rollout who were saying the president did buy himself some time. but is the fix going to be enough? are we going to see red state democrats like mary landrieu continue to offer legislation to do something else? do we know how many democrats will vote for the upton bill today? >> you would expect several dozen if not more house democrats to go with the republican plan that the white house said would gut the essential element of obama care. and what's really striking is that democratic leaders in both the house and the senate said that obama's speech and his press conference yesterday was enough to at least buy some time. if you're talking to not just senate democrats in red states but house democrats in blue districts and swing
Nov 5, 2013 7:00am PST
. there are glitches now as there were with medicare part d. we'll get over those glitches because they're fixable, because we want to fix them. many of the republicans didn't want to fix government, they wanted to shut down government. you know, presidents sometimes engage in a little hyperboley. you remember president bush years ago announcing mission accomplished with the iraq war years before we pulled out and finally last year. i think in retrospect he might have preferred a little more nuance out of what he had to say. >> democrats made a lot of hay with that one and they have up until now. are you suggesting the president wishes he had said things differently and would take it back if he could? >> you know, we're all human. i think the president is rightfully excited about the affordable care act. i think it is going to be a very positive accomplishment in his legacy. and i think most americans are going to be much more pleased with it than the part d medicare prescription drug coverage. it's just going to take some time. there have been some bumps in the road. with medicare, there were a l
Nov 19, 2013 7:00am PST
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Nov 27, 2013 7:00am PST
themselves without employer insurance, unable to be covered by medicaid or medicare. the affordable care act was targeted toward 15% of the public who were subject to -- subject to having no insurance. and this is a penalty that is inappropriate and that was when my memo referred to. >> representative gwen moore, thank you and have a great weekend ahead. >> you too, richard. >>> checking the news feed this morning for you, three arizona girls are free after they say their parents held them captive for two years. two of the girls, 12 and 13 years old, say they escaped last night, ran to a neighbor for help. this after their stepfather tried to break into their room brandishing a knife. the stepfather is also accused of one count of sexual abuse. police say the girls were malnourished, surviving on one meal a day, living in a filthy home and were only allowed to shower every six months. police found a third sister locked inside that home. their mother and stepfather are facing child abuse and kidnapping charges. >>> a connecticut judge has ordered release of the 911 tapes from the sandy hook m
Nov 26, 2013 7:00am PST
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Nov 20, 2013 7:00am PST
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Nov 21, 2013 7:00am PST
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Nov 6, 2013 7:00am PST
. in texas alone, the lack of it has left 1.4 million texans uninsured. >>> and the medicare chief says the website is working better now, able to register 17,000 people an hour. and promises to release the number of people who actually enrolled next week. but that's not soon enough for some republicans. congressman dave camp issued a subpoena for the numbers, demanding them by friday. let me bring in our company. lynn sweet, chicago sun-times bureau chief and perry bacon, political editor for the grio. good morning. we're waiting for this hearing to get under way. kathleen sebelius was very direct the last time she went before the house. she said, look, i take responsibility. we're going to fix this. i'm wondering, lynn, is the real problem going to come if by the end of this month the website is still broken? >> the real problem is that there are many, many problems now. it's not only that the website alone isn't working, it's that when it did work, it gave inaccurate information. we now know that in this month the problems, chris, have just cascaded. so when you get it working, it gi
Nov 8, 2013 7:00am PST
's medicare plan, that they still helped people sign up for it. they could campaign against it and help people through it. so all of those little ways of getting through this program are going to be part of the political picture. but with the white house, they're trying to take a look at the big, big political gain here and in the long term they're looking at his legacy, looking at how this plan goes. so he had to do this acknowledgement of, look, we understand it's a problem and then say i'm still fighting for the middle class. in the end, what are the insurance companies going to do? how are they going to react to this? they're in the business of making money. one of the reasons the affordable care act passed is because they came to the table and helped negotiate some of these changes. >> manu, give us a read of where congress is right now and what you think is going to happen next. >> i think for the democrats right now, their hope is that this is the worst that it gets politically. if they feel that the heat is increasing, the problems persist and it goes into next year, then you're going
Nov 14, 2013 7:00am PST
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